Get the Skills to Be a Nail Technology Professional

A student becoming a Nail Technology Professional giving a client a manicure
Cosmetology students provide the hairstyling, make-up, nail and other advanced style services offered in high-end salons

Nail Tech Training Program in Portland, OR

Nail Technicians use their creativity, style and technical skills to provide treatment, care and specialized nail services to clients.

If you’re an artistic, social person with an eye for design, looking for a career that fits your interests and personality, training as a Nail Technician could be a great opportunity.

Becoming a Skilled Nail Technician

The Nail Technology Program from Beau Monde Academy provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to become a highly qualified beauty professional, without spending years in school.

Through guidance by experienced industry professionals you’ll be equipped with the skills, techniques and knowledge it takes to turn your passion and drive into a rewarding career.

You’ll Learn:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Acrylic Nail
  • Gel Nails
  • Fiberglass
  • Hand & Arm Massage
    and More!


Is a Career as a Nail Technician Right For You? Take the Beau Monde Academy “Nail Technician Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.


Beauty is a people business. In addition to technical skills, as a student in this program you’ll benefit from Beau Monde Academy’s Salon Success Program, which provides the skills and self-assurance it takes to maintain and build a successful clientele.

“My goal in giving back is to share my story to hopefully inspire and inform about this tight knit industry.” Kymm Ernst

Read more about our Graduate Success Stories

Hands-On Experience in a Real Salon

You don’t learn to do professional nails just from textbooks – you learn it on the salon floor. As a student in this program you’ll have the opportunity to work with real clients in our on-campus salon.

Under the guidance of experienced cosmetology educators you’ll provide clients with the same types of services offered in high-end salons or spas.

You’ll enter the professional world with confidence, fully prepared to build your client base, after gaining so much direct, real-world experience before you graduate.

The Only Accredited Competency Cosmetology College in America That Offers Federal Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify!

A great advantage to choosing Beau Monde Academy as your school is that we are a Competency-Based school. This means that when you have demonstrated mastery in a skill, you move on to the next module; your training is individual so you take only as long as you need to excel.

 Competency (estimated hours/weeks)  Traditional Clock Hour Program
 Nails  300 hours  9 weeks  281 hours

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

This training is about more than a certificate to hang on the wall – it’s about getting a career you love. Beau Monde Academy is dedicated to supporting you throughout your career. Experienced Career Services professionals are happy to offer support and help you pursue employment opportunities.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Is a Creative Career in Nails Right for You? Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in the beauty industry, and exploring whether Nail Technology is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

To speak to a friendly and knowledgeable Beau Monde Academy Admissions Representative, give us a call at 503.252.1638.